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Arlington Park

Arlington Park( )
Author: Cusk, Rachel
ISBN:978-0-571-22847-8
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.95
Book Description:

Arlington Park, a modern-day English suburb, is a place devoted to the profitable ordinariness of life. Amidst its leafy avenues and comfortable houses, its residents live out the dubious accomplishments of civilisation: material prosperity, personal freedom, and moral indifference. For all that, Arlington Park is strikingly conventional. Men work, women look after children, and people generally do what's expected of them. Theirs is a world awash with contentment but empty of...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / Marriage & Divorce
Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 22.2 x 2.2 cm
Book Weight:0.385 Kilograms
Author Biography
Cusk, Rachel (Author)


Rachel Cusk was born on Feb 8, 1967 in Canada. She spent much of her childhood in Los Angeles and finished her education at St Mary's Convent, Cambridge. her education at St Mary's Convent, Cambridge. In 2003, Rachel Cusk was nominated by Granta magazine as one of 20 'Best of Young British Novelists'. That year she published The Lucky Ones (2003), her fourth novel, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award. Since then she has published four more novels; her latest is Outline (2014). She has also written several non-fiction books. A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother (2001) is a personal exploration of motherhood. The Last Supper: A Summer in Italy (2009) is a memoir about time in southern Italy. In 2015 she made the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist with her title Outline.

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